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Bread and Soup

Gaelen told a story today on her FB page about being in the grocery store behind a very angry man, a man with no mask and refusing social distancing.  When he left and it was Gaelen’s turn, she apologized to the long-suffering clerk and the clerk said, “It’s okay, he’s just scared.” I got thinking […]

Plant Retrieval?

In the spirit of the times, and with the inability to go to a nursery, I’m devoting my plant-pot attention to the old plants, the plants R put in the basement for the winter…geraniums mostly, and a begonia.  They were bone dry, full of cobwebs, spindly…but I brought them up, tidied and trimmed and repotted […]

“A Gasp of Delight”

I’m having a one-person Maira Kalman reading festival since I discovered Alibris as an antidote to Amazon.   I don’t buy many books these days, but these books have such appeal for me…she’s an artist, writer, illustrator, wit.  In 2011 Kalman was invited to curate an exhibition of her favorite things from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum collection […]